how to pronounce foam


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the above transcription of foam is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

foam is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of foam in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… this is a banana foam body wash let me …”

meanings of foam


  1. A substance formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid.
  2. Fury.
  3. A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains.
  4. Sea foam; (figurative, poetic) the sea.


  1. To spew saliva as foam, to foam at the mouth.
  2. To form or emit foam.

foam frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word foam occurs in english on average 6.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics foam can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that foam can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to foam


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